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Trailhead Cafe

101 Lk Louise Dr | Samson Mall, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
+1 403-522-2006
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“wraps” (91 reviews)
“breakfast wrap” (32 reviews)
“donair” (7 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 18:00 Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
101 Lk Louise Dr | Samson Mall, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

This is one of my favorite bake shops anywhere. The absolute best chocolate chip banana bread, sandwiches, and coffee. I recommend picking up lunch from here before a scenic hike at Lake Morraine.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Paula H
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Great coffee! I wish I could say more... but we just stopped in to grab a couple of drinks. We were in a hurry, because we were just passing through, on our way further North. The ambiance was fine. I really got a good vibe...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank OhWowMan
Reviewed 4 May 2018

I walked in about 10am and to my surprise there was no one in the store, unlike previous times where it had been quite busy so I ordered a grilled cheese and a regular columbia coffee. The grilled cheese took 20 minutes to get and...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank KenJames60
Lisa M, Manager at Trailhead Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Hi Ken, sorry to hear that your last visit with us was not up to your standards. We did have an issue that morning with one of our coffee filters but fixed the problem as soon as we knew. If you stop in on your...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018

After an early start from Banff, we found ourselves watching the sunrise from the window of the Trailhead Cafe. Although there's very little seating, it seemed popular with the locals for a takeaway breakfast. We sat in and had delicious omelette and pancakes with hot...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank MargaretD999
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Fed up with paying ridiculous prices for average breakfasts in hotels we ventured out for a local breakfast. We came across this place and although tiny, we ate in and had the most delicious breakfast and coffee! Have the pancakes... perfect!!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 196hayleyl
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Went for breakfast and my husband and I had a couple breakfast wraps, he had a latte and I had a drip coffee. It was all great. The breakfast wraps was very filling. We'll definitely go back.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank LowieM
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Great coffee, great food and great staff. We returned everyday as the coffee and the hot chocolates were so good.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank yogini23
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Just a coffee for me, very tasty! My partner got a breakfast wrap that looked great. I was not hungry and wanted to stay healthy so skipped the baked goods. They did not have a healthyish option for my picky palette. Have indulged before and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank deathracerJH
Reviewed 5 March 2018

By the time I stopped into the Trailhead I'd been walking in sometimes deep snow for about 2 1/2 hours - I needed a break. On a snowy day it was exactly what was required - bright, friendly and they make an awesome grilled cheese...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank cocodrile
Reviewed 2 February 2018

We have attended the Trailhead Cafe on two occasions and it has lived up to our expectations. It is not a fine dining restaurant but has seating for you to eat in. It looks like it provides free wifi, good eats,and good coffee at a...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Robert Charles I
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Lk Louise Dr | Samson Mall, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: +1 403-522-2006
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COFFEE COFFEE COFFEE!!!!! We serve the BEST coffee in town!
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